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The scientist has gained popularity as Covid’s excitable play-by-play announcer. But some experts want to pull his plug.
While it’s too early to tell if Parler is here to stay, it has already achieved a reputation and level of engagement that has overtaken other alternative platforms.
Anam Khan first started the NewsRun to help other Pakistanis living abroad keep up with the news, but quickly found that people back home needed her to make sense of what’s happening in the country, too.
Ten digital news startups are collaborating to bring the news to the urban youth in Brazil, and learning about their consumption patterns along the way.
October 2020 was one of the craziest news months in recent history, but you wouldn’t know it by looking in people’s Facebook feeds.
It comes down to how easily the story falls apart.
“Whenever Black people need something, whenever they need a voice or a stage or change, they come to The Shade Room.”
Plus: How news organizations use TikTok, challenges in covering white nationalism, newsbot–audience communication, and the organizational behavior of Russia Today.